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Jocelyn Howard


Jocelyn Howard is a consultant at the Litmus program in New York University's Marron Institute of Urban Management, where she supports government and nonprofit innovation around the opioid epidemic. Previously, she worked as manager of planning and partnerships for the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County. Her work has focused on strengthening local policy and cross-sector partnerships to address social determinants of health.

Howard has an MPA in health policy and management from NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a BA from Columbia University. She has contributed to the Journal of Community Health, City Limits magazine, and The Tampa Bay Times.

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